Recycled skateboard decks mixed with modern architectural designs have made the Skate Study House collection a show unto itself.
Skate Study House Premieres Innovative Skate Deck Furniture at Sneaker Boutique Blends at Famous 4th Street Gap in Downtown LA
Skateboard Street Women’s Competition at X Games 14 Provided Inspiring Runs Showcasing Just How Progressive Women Have Come in this Division of Skateboarding
Women’s street skateboarding keeps getting better as proven during the X Games with 3 highly competitive heats, massive air, kickflips, rail slides, and gap jumps by top women skaters in the world.
Winter X Games Wraps Up with Show-stopping Performances by Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler; Label Networks Compares Sports in X Games to Favorite Sports to Watch Among Youth Culture
It was a crazy action sports weekend with ASR and Agenda ending in San Diego, and the Winter X Games wrapping up Sunday, January 27th in Aspen. As snow blanketed the mountains in Colorado, ESPN delivered a tight package of winter action sports drama with Shaun White stomping the Men’s Superpipe with a frontside big air, front and backside 1080’s, and a frontside 1260 at the very bottom of the pipe, beating out Japanese phenom Ryo Aono.
T-shirt Brand Innovator Exclusive Interview Delivers Insight on Sales Cycles, Reps, Distribution, Manufacturing, Music, Inline, and Skateboarding Influences on the Marketplace, How Lady Footlocker Could Have Made a Fortune
This week’s Interview is with AJ Jackson, a T-shirt Action Sportswear Pioneer -Los Angles, CA New York City. Specialties include: Streetwear, Action Sports-inspired Apparel, T-shirts, Denim, Sales Reps, Trade Shows, Connection with Music Apparel Crossover Particularly Punk, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Dub, Indie
New Sports Trends Impacting Youth Culture Lifestyles Indicate Changing Marketplace Especially for Skateboarding, Rise of Fixed Gear Cycling, Aggressive Inline, Other Sporting Cultures
Two weeks ago, we were quoted in USA Today in an article that the newspaper was working on regarding a story that noted Tony Hawk was the highest recognized athlete among young people. This, to them, marked a serious change in sports. At Label Networks, we have been tracking so-called youth sports or action sports since our inception and even before that, personally, as the former senior editor of Snowboarder Magazine. In the article, I was quoted for saying that it’s “not uncommon” that action sports heroes would rank higher within certain demographics than football, basketball, and baseball players.
Sneaker Kingpins Nike and Adidas Go Head-to-Head Creating New Footwear Designs for the Olympics Sure to Impact Sneak-Freak Culture; Plus Latest IOC Moves to Attract”Teens” in Another Ill-fated (and Named) Campaign
Things are heating up for the Beijing Olympics next month, including the launch of some 53 different sneaker designs from the titans of footwear, plus an update on how the IOC missed the youth culture boat again.